The South Central Railway (SCR) touched another landmark in terms of punctuality of Mail /Express trains on its network, which attained 90%, the best recorded during the entire year with Guntur and Nanded divisions touching 100%. General Manager Vinod Kumar Yadav congratulated his entire team and pointed out that the achievement came within two weeks of Railway Minister Piyush Goyal exhorting the work force to better performance levels.
It was possible by scientifically organising ‘train blocks’ for track upgradation and other infrastructure works in specific non-peak periods. Reduction in asset failures on account of improvement in maintenance practices has also contributed towards punctuality besides regular monitoring by top officers at each level, a press release said.
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